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18 April 2016

A look at technology; where it all began and how it has all evolved.

Here's examples of latest trends in television sets over the years.

 

Television sets

Introduced in the late 1920s in mechanical form, television sets became a popular consumer product after World War II in electronic form, using cathode ray tubes. The addition of color to broadcast television after 1953 further increased the popularity of television sets in the 1960s, and an outdoor antenna became a common feature of suburban homes. The ubiquitous television set became the display device for the first recorded media in the 1970s, such as VHS and later DVD. In the late 2000s flat panel television incorporating liquid-crystal displays largely replaced cathode ray tubes. Modern flat panel TVs are typically capable of high-definition display (720p, 1080p or 2160p) and can also play content from a USB device.
By the late 2000s, CRT display technology was largely supplanted worldwide by flat panel displays such as LCD. Flat panels television especially LCD has become the all-dominant form of television since the early 2010s.

 

As television evolves, the Curved Smart TV and Apple TV are changing the face of how we interact with this medium.

 

SUHD 4k Curved Smart TV

An immersive curved screen that reveals up to 64X greater color expression than conventional HD/UHD TVs.* Access and play your favorite content seamlessly with Smart TV.

 

 

Apple TV

The future of television starts with apps. You already use apps like Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW and WatchESPN to watch TV on your mobile devices. And that’s where TV on your big screen is headed. The new Apple TV is designed around this reality. And the Siri Remote with Touch surface takes the effort out of searching through all these apps to find something great to watch. In addition, the App Store brings games and apps to your television with big experiences created specifically for the living room. Welcome to the new Apple TV. It’s where TV is headed.

 

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